Dead Sea mud pack therapy: this is the salt and the healing mud of the
Dead Sea. Jordan
The mineral content of the Dead Sea is very different from that of ocean
water. The salt concentration of the Dead Sea fluctuates around 31.5%. This is
unusually high and results in a nominal density of 1.24 kg/l.
An unusual feature of the Dead Sea is its discharge of asphalt. From deep
seeps, the Dead Sea constantly spits up small pebbles and blocks of the black
substance. Asphalt-coated figurines and bitumen-coated Neolithic skulls from
archaeological sites have been found. Egyptian mummification processes used
asphalt imported from the Dead Sea region.
Dead Sea mud pack therapy has been suggested to temporarily relieve pain in
patients with osteoarthritis of the knees. According to researchers of the Ben
Gurion University of the Negev, treatment with mineral-rich mud compresses can
be used to augment conventional medical therapy.
Sunny and warm shore of the Dead Sea is the best place to
visit for treatment and rest. The out-and-outer solt in the sea water, very
clean atmosphere and the superior climate of the Dead Sea have perfect health
By the way, the beauty
Cleopatra, queen of Egypt,
had a cottage with Spa at the seaside of the Salt Sea (now it is commonly called
the Dead Sea). It is believed that this is the first ever Spa Dead Sea.
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